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  • 26 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Strategic navigational dredging of the Howards Bay in Superior (WI) is in full swing now, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. The work is part of the maintenance dredging contract awarded to La Crosse, Wisconsin-based, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. “This work in Howards Bay is a necessary action to remove beneficial […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA and partners will soon begin work at two projects funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the St. Louis River Area of Concern. Cleanup activities are slated to begin at Azcon Slip in Duluth, Minn., and Howards Bay in Superior, Wis. Both projects will remediate contaminated sediment under the authority of […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will remove more than 130,000 cubic yards of material, including contaminated sediment and debris, from Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin beginning this fall. The removal is part of the maintenance dredging contract awarded to La Crosse, Wisconsin-based, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. “Cleanup of sediment at Howards Bay is a […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), with input from the public, has selected a cleanup remedy for the sediment contamination at Munger Landing in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (SLRAOC), a collection of several contaminated sites in the St. Louis River and Duluth Harbor. The MPCA, along with the Wisconsin Department of Natural […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.65 million to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to continue restoration work at five highly contaminated sites on the Great Lake. This EPA funding is the first installment of an approximately $5 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant to DNR. Under the 1987 Great […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Superior agreed last week to work with federal, state and private partners on a roughly $18.5 million project to clean up contamination in Howards Bay, Wisconsin Public Radio announced. The remediation project is part of the St. Louis River Area of Concern and the river is one of 43 sites that were designated as the most […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Steel Corp. yesterday announced an agreement to undertake a $75 million cleanup and restoration project at the former Duluth Works site on the St. Louis River at Spirit Lake in Duluth, Minn. This is part of a larger effort to restore the St. Louis River Area of […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces the award of a construction contract for capping pollutants in the St. Louis River, Duluth, Minn. The Corps, on behalf of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has awarded a construction contract for more than $2.9 million to White Lake Dock & Dredge, Inc. from Norton Shores, Mich., […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comments through June 2 on a proposed project for the Piping Plover habitat restoration. According to DNR’s release, this restoration program is set to improve habitat along about 1,700 feet of St. Louis River shoreline near Superior, Wisconsin, in an area owned by the Wisconsin […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments through April 18 on an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) for the Kingsbury–Grassy Point Habitat Restoration Project. The Kingsbury Bay–Grassy Point project sites are located at the upper end of the Duluth-Superior Port in the St. Louis River Estuary. The DNR proposes to mitigate contaminated sediments, […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $220,000 to the City of Duluth to protect coastal wetland habitat along the shoreline of Lake Superior. “Duluth will use EPA funding to protect important coastal wetland habitats identified by the Lake Superior Action and Management Plan,” EPA said in their announcement. “Grants like this one demonstrate why full […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, reported today that work to remove sediment from the Duluth/Superior Harbor is in full swing now. “The contractor for the project – Roen Salvage Company Sturgeon Bay, Wis. – has been making great progress on the contract and is even ahead of schedule,” said the Corps. Duluth-Superior Harbor, […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan last week lauded the House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee’s inclusion of the authorized $300 million funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the passage of their Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill. “The ongoing cleanup of the Great Lakes has helped transform our region into an […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting a public meeting to present project details and receive public input on a restoration project proposed for Kingsbury Bay and Grassy Point in the St. Louis River. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at City Center West/Evergreen Center […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U. S. Steel will hold a public information meeting about a proposed cleanup plan for the U. S. Steel Duluth Works/Spirit Lake site on Thursday, August 25. The public meeting will be held at the Denfeld High School. An open house session with posters explaining the project will begin at 3 p.m. […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Known more commonly as the home of the retired ore carrier/tourist attraction the William A. Irvin, Duluth’s Minnesota Slip is also home to 37,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment. The contamination is the result of a century of industrial and shipping activities that left “legacy pollutants” that are likely destined for cleanup. This site is […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced that its contractors will soon begin dredging portions of the Duluth-Superior Harbor, the largest harbor on the Great Lakes with nearly 40 million tons of material, mainly iron ore and coal, shipped or received each year. Dredging will begin this month and is expected to […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Susan Hedman has announced the completion of a major habitat restoration project and additional funding for another habitat project in the St. Louis River Area of Concern on Lake Superior. Hedman was joined by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and Mayor Don Ness for a tour of the completed project […]

  • 6 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC Sells Its Stake in IHC Sealing Solutions Royal IHC (IHC), the global leader in shipbuilding for the dredging and offshore industries, has reached an agreement to sell 100% of its shares in its subsidiary IHC Sealing Solutions.   Sheriff Investigates Vehicle Dredged from Duluth-Superior Harbor A mystery was pulled out of the Duluth-Superior […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Congress has approved $300 million to continue a multiyear program aimed at fixing some of the Great Lakes’ most severe environmental programs. Some of the money is expected to benefit Lake Superior and Duluth. The money will go to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-agency federal effort to clean up toxic materials, fight invasive […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District’s dredge Potter wrapped up another successful dredging season on the Middle Mississippi, January 8. The Corps dredge, built in 1932 during the Great Depression, did not let age stand in her way as she moved more than 3.2 million cubic yards of sediment this year – […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    After almost eight months of dredging the Mississippi River, the Dredge Hurley is now docked at Ensley Engineer Yard, Memphis (TN) for some much-needed repairs. According to Adrian Pirani, Dredge Hurley master, the crew successfully removed a little more than 8 million cubic yards of sediment this season. The season was shorter than last year […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, announced this week that the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) has approved $234.6 million in funds resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement for restoration projects that will create and restore wetlands in Plaquemines and Terrebonne Parishes. In all, the funding will be used for the engineering, design, and […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and NOAA yesterday announced more than $37 million in new grants from the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) that will support coastal resilience projects in 25 states and U.S. territories. The 46 grants will generate $55 million in matching contributions for a total conservation impact of $92 million. […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE’s Kansas City District floating plant headed up the Missouri River Friday morning to work shoaling issues at River Mile 282, also known as Cranberry Bend. “Our teams have been working, along with contractors, different areas of concern on the river to repair river training structures which help direct the current to self-scour the […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Innovation

    Western Dredging Association is about to hold a webinar on the topic of Restoring Coastal Marsh Habitat in West Bay, Louisiana with Beneficial use of Riverine Dredged Sediment. The webinar will take place on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 2 PM EST. According to WEDA, this webinar will provide an overview of the restoration efforts […]